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Members of staff place the copies of the new book by Prince Harry called “Spare” at a book store in London, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Prince Harry’s memoir “Spare” went on sale in bookstores on Tuesday, providing a varied portrait of the Duke of Sussex and the royal family. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

QUIZ: How well do you know the royals?

Prince Harry’s book, Spare, has been attracting plenty of attention

Black Press file photo

Remembering Treena Mielke

It was with sadness that I heard the news of Treena Mielke’s…

A man pauses while digging out snow from under a car stuck on a street in the aftermath of a snowstorm, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

QUIZ: Are you ready for winter weather?

Winter begins later this month, but is already on the ground in many parts of the country

Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about toys and games?

This is the season when new games and toys capture the attention of young and old alike

Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)
Santa and Mrs. Claus delighted young people at the Town of Sylvan Lake Santa Claus breakfast Nov. 26. The event included three seatings as was held at the Nexsource Centre.

Breakfast with Santa feeds hundreds

Photos by Janaia Hutzal/Special to the Sylvan Lake News

  • Nov 29, 2022
Santa and Mrs. Claus delighted young people at the Town of Sylvan Lake Santa Claus breakfast Nov. 26. The event included three seatings as was held at the Nexsource Centre.
Frosty the Snowman was a great ambassador for the event, shown here with Ike Fortais (foreground) Marc Fortais and Amanda Mercer at the Yuletide Festival Market at NexSource Centre.

Plenty to see, hear and buy at Yuletide Festival

Frosty the Snowman was a great ambassador for the event, shown here…

  • Nov 28, 2022
Frosty the Snowman was a great ambassador for the event, shown here with Ike Fortais (foreground) Marc Fortais and Amanda Mercer at the Yuletide Festival Market at NexSource Centre.
Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Sylvan Lake’s Remembrance Day ceremony was held at Fox Run School on Nov. 11. (Photo by Joel Loh/www.JoelJenProductions.com)

Remembrance Day in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake’s Remembrance Day ceremony was held at Fox Run School on…

Sylvan Lake’s Remembrance Day ceremony was held at Fox Run School on Nov. 11. (Photo by Joel Loh/www.JoelJenProductions.com)
The Angels Anonymous Tree is set up at the Sylvan Lake Dairy Queen. (Photo submitted)

Making the most of this holiday season

Christmas can be an expensive time of year. Whether you live in…

The Angels Anonymous Tree is set up at the Sylvan Lake Dairy Queen. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association is launching a Ladies Night event, happening once a month. (File photo)

Ladies Night coming to Sylvan Lake

Life can get busy and it’s important to take time for yourself…

Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association is launching a Ladies Night event, happening once a month. (File photo)
Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association is offering a free family swim on Tuesdays. (Photo by Janaia Hutzal)

Community Partners offering swim program for families

For families looking for a fun and inexpensive way to get out…

Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association is offering a free family swim on Tuesdays. (Photo by Janaia Hutzal)
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)
The Sylvan Lake Endownment Fund handed out over $7,000 to local organizations this year. (File photo)

Sylvan Lake Endowment Fund helping area organizations

For over 20 years, the Sylvan Lake Endowment Fund (SLEF) has been…

The Sylvan Lake Endownment Fund handed out over $7,000 to local organizations this year. (File photo)
Sylvan Lake actors Everett Dool (left) and Layne Zazalak are pictured rehearsing one of the four plays for the Theatre Trail that took place in the fall. The Sylvan Lake Theatre will be hosting a workshop and storytelling circles to encourage more people to try theatre. (Contributed photo by Megan Routhier)

Sylvan Lake Theatre offering opportunity to develop skills

If you’ve ever wanted to explore your artistic side, now is your…

Sylvan Lake actors Everett Dool (left) and Layne Zazalak are pictured rehearsing one of the four plays for the Theatre Trail that took place in the fall. The Sylvan Lake Theatre will be hosting a workshop and storytelling circles to encourage more people to try theatre. (Contributed photo by Megan Routhier)
The future home of the Dr. Frank Coppock Memorial Museum and Eckville’s first hospital site. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Eckville museum moving ahead

The Eckville & District Historical Society held a community meeting on Sept.…

The future home of the Dr. Frank Coppock Memorial Museum and Eckville’s first hospital site. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Ment-To-Matter program participants. (Photo submitted)

Student mentors helping Sylvan Lake’s youth

Ment-To-Matter program back for the 2022/2023 school year

Ment-To-Matter program participants. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake’s Friendsgiving event will showcase a fireworks show at the end of the night. (Photo by Ashli Barrett/Advocate Staff)

Skip the pie and come out to Friendsgiving in Sylvan Lake

If you’re looking for something fun to do this Thanksgiving weekend, grab…

Sylvan Lake’s Friendsgiving event will showcase a fireworks show at the end of the night. (Photo by Ashli Barrett/Advocate Staff)
YEAH aims to build a facility in Sylvan Lake to help area youth. (File photo)

YEAH hosting bottle drive to help youth

Sylvan Lake’s Youth Empowerment Awareness Hub (YEAH) will be hosting a bottle…

YEAH aims to build a facility in Sylvan Lake to help area youth. (File photo)
Homeowner Kevin Dakin shows the first two albums Elvis ever put out, which he found in the house he and his wife, Kjeryn, recently purchased. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lakers uncover box of historical mementos

Sylvan Lake town councillor Kjeryn Dakin and her husband, Kevin, recently purchased…

Homeowner Kevin Dakin shows the first two albums Elvis ever put out, which he found in the house he and his wife, Kjeryn, recently purchased. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Sylvan Lake’s Flannel & Feast event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the library parking lot. (Photo submitted)

Join the cabin lifestyle

Come out to Sylvan Lake’s Flannel & Feast event

Sylvan Lake’s Flannel & Feast event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the library parking lot. (Photo submitted)